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Transboundary Trade  in Hazardous Substances and Wastes

TitleTransboundary Trade  in Hazardous Substances and Wastes
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2010
Date Published11/2010
PublisherInternational Dimensions of Ethics Education in Science and Engineering
Publication Languageeng
AbstractThis case study provides an overview of environmental and health issues regarding the transboundary trade of hazardous substances such as chemical waste, including pesticides, which can affect humans and the environment, especially in developing countries. Readings for this case cover current work to design regulations for the proper use and trade of these substances, the different approaches used on international and national levels in designing and implementing these regulations, and teaching notes on using this case in a classroom setting.
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